Insurance brokers fear new state agency

Mark Hollmer, Boston Business Journal, December 7, 2007 Insurance
brokers accuse the state's Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector
Authority of undercutting competition with plans to start marketing
products to businesses with 50 or fewer employees beginning next spring
- even if those businesses already offer coverage. State officials
insist they are simply complying with the law, but brokers say the plan
goes well beyond the Connector's original mandate to make sure people
who have never had insurance before find coverage. ... MA